Engineering

Facebook Working on Brain-Computer Interface to Translate Thoughts to Text

From Breitbart: Facebook’s Building 8 “moon shot” division is developing a direct brain-to-computer interface, allowing users to type words with their mind. Scientific American reports that Facebook is working on a device that would allow users to type words using a brain-computer interface (BCI). The device would reportedly be strapped to a user’s head and decode words thought by the user, with …

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Laser weapons edge toward use in US military

Washington (AFP) – A sci-fi staple for decades, laser weapons are finally becoming reality in the US military, albeit with capabilities a little less dramatic than at the movies. Lightsabers — the favored weapon of the Jedi in “Star Wars” films — will remain in the fictional realm for now, but after decades of development, laser weapons are now here …

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Army Drone Goes Missing – Flies Over U.S.A. For 10 Days Before Crashing Into A Tree Outside Denver

From Stars And Stripes:   SAN ANTONIO — Mystery shrouds the rogue flight of an Army unmanned surveillance aircraft that was launched from southern Arizona on Jan. 31, flew hundreds of miles independent from human control and was found Feb. 9, broken apart in a tree outside Denver. The incident has raised questions: Why did the Shadow RQ-7Bv2 unmanned aircraft …

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VIDEO: UPS Showcases New Delivery Drone…Doesn’t Go Well

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